“Elegant yet natural,” “passionate yet deliberate” are some of the terms describing pianist Ju-Eun Lee. Born in South Korea, she attended the Seoul High School of the Arts and was accepted to Yonsei University. She later transferred to Die Hochschule für Musik und Theater München in Germany and graduated with highest scores. Ms. Lee went on to study at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria to complete the Magisterium Soloist degree. She went back to Munich to finish her Masterclass and Piano degrees.
Ms. Lee has garnered recognition in several competitions including third prize at “Jaén” International Piano Contest 2006, second prize at Italy Calabria piano competition, and third prize in Prix Amaeo International Contest in Germany. In Korea, Ms. Lee won first prize at the National 6th Chopin Competition, was a finalist at the 2010 Isang Yun International Competition, and won the Kumho Young Musicians Competition.
After her debut concert as a Kumho Young Artist, she performed with many orchestras, including the Changwon Philharmonic Orchestra (South Korea), Jeju Province Symphony Orchestra (South Korea), Kharkiv Philharmonic Orchestra, (Ukraine), Bavaria Philharmonic (Germany) and other orchestras from Spain, Romania, Italy, Belgium and Austria.
Ms. Lee was an assistant professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (Germany). She currently holds the professor of piano position at Changwon National University in South Korea.